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Business Plan Preparation - mbax 6170 & emen 5825

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                                                        MBAX 6170 & EMEN 5825

Business Plan Preparation

Course Organization

Fall 2005

 

Week

Date

Topic/Assignment

Presentation/Activity

Hand-In

1

8-Sep

 

 

Introductions & Class Organization

Choosing Good Opportunities

Business Concept Description

None

Discuss your ideas

2

 

  12-Sep

   (Mon)

 

  15-Sep

 

Email Business Concepts & Resume to Instructor by 1:00pm

 

Select final business concepts

Organize teams

 

Read Writing a Successful Business Plan – BP

Examples of Business Plans

Importance of Validation

 

 

 

Students whose ideas are selected are to make short presentation to the class

 

Email concept & resume

3

22-Sep

 

 

MARKET ANALYSIS - read BP pp 8-11

INDUSTRY ANALYSIS - read BP pp 11-13

Segmentation

Opportunity/Need

Comparables – business & financial

Interviews

Customer Surveys

 

 

4

29-Sept

 

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE - read BP 27

Business Model

Opportunity/Need (F)

 

5

6-Oct

Elevator Speech

Investor Presentations

Elevator Speech

Opportunity/Need

 

13-Oct

Fall Break

 

 

6

20-Oct

 

PRODUCT/SERVICE – read BP pp 6-7

Features & Benefits

Margins

Market Analysis (F)

Target Market (F)

 

7

27-Oct

 

MARKETING PLAN – read BP pp 14-18

Revenue Model

Industry Analysis (F)

Competitive Advantage (F)

MARKET ANALYSIS

TARGET MARKET

8

3-Nov

OPERATIONS PLAN – read BP pp 19-21

DEVELOPMENT PLAN – read BP p22

Business Model (P)

INDUSTRY ANALYSIS COMPETITIVE ADVAN.

9

10-Nov

 

FINANCIAL PLAN – read BP pp 27-30

Risk

Business Model (P)

Business Model

 

10

14-Nov

15-Nov

 

17-Nov

Workshop 6:00pm: Financial model

Workshop 6:00pm: Financial model

 

MANAGEMENT – read BP p 25

Marketing Plan (F)

Business Model

11

22-Nov

(Tues)

OFFERING & VALUATION – read BP pp 31-3

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – read BP p 4

 

Operations Plan (F)

Development Plan (F)

MARKETING PLAN  

12

1-Dec

 

 

 

 

3-Dec

(Sat)

 

5-Dec

(Mon)

Publishing Your Plan

COMPANY OVERVIEW – read BP p 5

 

 

 

Practice presentations (optional)

 

 

Email Financial Plan to instructor for feedback

Financial Plan (F)

Funding (F)

Offering & Valuation (F)

Sources & Uses (F)

Risks (F)

OPERATIONS PLAN  DEVELOPMENT PLAN

MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL PLAN FUNDING, OFFERING & VAL, RISKS, SOURCES & USES

13

8-Dec

 

Business Plan Presentation for grade

 

Team Presentations

FCQ’s

Peer Evaluations

2 copies Business Plan

2 copies of slides

1 copy financial model

14

15-Dec

Business Plan Competition

Reception & Presentations

 

 

BP: Writing a Successful Business Plan

H: Hand-out

F: In the Fire

P: PowerPoint presentation


   
 
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